A White Woman's Perspective

I find Mullein to be very useful, as I have chronic bronchitis and allergy season is here, I thought I’d share this natural resource with you. I actually have this growing all over my yard and I see it every where, even on the road sides. I dry it and use it in tea form.


Standardized: mullein
Other: Aaron’s rod


Verbascum spp.
Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae


The silvery green leaves and bright yellow flowers of mullein have been utilized for thousands of years in traditional medicine to soothe the upper respiratory tract and appease and repel evil spirits. This gentle herb has been used extensively in European and North American folk medicine and thus has a plethora of folk tales associated with it. Presently, mullein can be found at health food stores often prepared as soothing leaf tea or an ear oil made of…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

70 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.